30 Aug '15, 4am

Inspired by pleats and lines. #LifeAtNAFA #5wordNAFAstories #Creativity #NAFADM #StoryOfMyLife

Inspired by pleats and lines. #LifeAtNAFA #5wordNAFAstories #Creativity #NAFADM #StoryOfMyLife

From furniture to architecture, these seasoned and fresh designers are making waves on the scene. After working for two years with London creative design agency Brand42, designer Melvin Ong was getting comfortable in a job he did not really want. While it was a good opportunity - he had been involved in projects for CNN and Johnnie Walker - his heart was not quite in it. Mr Ong, 31, recalls: "I was doing packaging design, which was mainly working with print. Good thing the Central Saint Martins' College of Art & Design graduate, who holds first-class honours for product design, decided to return to Singapore in 2012. He started his own label Desinere, which has become one of the rising stars of the design scene, known for its sophisticated pieces that are often inspired by pleats and sharp lines. Products include pieces such as the Fraise paper vases and the Ruchette Ambie...

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In order to design their iconic furniture, Charles and Ray Eames first created a new technique to mold wood, and then prod...